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The Best Rock Albums of 2001

1.

The Strokes - Is This It
July 30, 2001
Critic Score
89
13 reviews

2.

The White Stripes - White Blood Cells
July 3, 2001
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

3.

Low - Things We Lost in the Fire
February 6, 2001
Critic Score
87
9 reviews

4.

Fugazi - The Argument
October 16, 2001
Critic Score
86
7 reviews

5.

The Shins - Oh, Inverted World
June 19, 2001
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

6.

The American Analog Set - Know By Heart
September 4, 2001
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

7.

Spiritualized - Let It Come Down
September 25, 2001
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

8.

Hood - Cold House
November 13, 2001
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

9.

Super Furry Animals - Rings Around The World
July 23, 2001
Critic Score
84
10 reviews

10.

Constantines - Constantines
June 5, 2001
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

11.

Bob Dylan - Love and Theft
September 11, 2001
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

12.

Mogwai - Rock Action
April 21, 2001
Critic Score
82
7 reviews

13.

Pete Yorn - Musicforthemorningafter
March 27, 2001
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

14.

Aereogramme - A Story in White
September 24, 2001
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

15.

The Smashing Pumpkins - Rotten Apples
November 20, 2001
Critic Score
80
6 reviews

16.

New Order - Get Ready
August 27, 2001
Critic Score
80
9 reviews

17.

John Mayer - Room for Squares
June 5, 2001
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

18.

Ryan Adams - Gold
September 25, 2001
Critic Score
80
8 reviews

19.

No Doubt - Rock Steady
December 11, 2001
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

20.

Sparklehorse - It's a Wonderful Life
August 8, 2001
Critic Score
79
10 reviews

21.

Muse - Origin of Symmetry
July 17, 2001
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

22.

Kristin Hersh - Sunny Border Blue
March 12, 2001
Critic Score
79
7 reviews

23.

Radiohead - Amnesiac
June 4, 2001
Critic Score
79
13 reviews

24.

Pulp - We Love Life
October 22, 2001
Critic Score
79
8 reviews

25.

Jim O'Rourke - Insignificance
November 20, 2001
Critic Score
79
6 reviews
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